Nate Dogg was born with music in his blood. From a young age, he turned to music as an escape when times got tough. Nate Dogg went from choir boy, to creating 213 with Snoop Dogg and Warren G, to finally making himself into a solo artist. Throughout his musical transformation, Nate Dogg left us with over 40 chart topping singles, many of which you probably still know the words to.
The Nate Dogg Discography: How It All BeganSnoop Dogg, Warren G, and Nate Dogg grew up together. Snoop Dogg and Nate Dogg are actually cousins, which makes sense, since they both adopted Dogg as the last part of their stage name. In high school the Doggs teamed up with Warren G to create a rap group. They later changed the name of their group to 213 and began chasing their dreams.
What started as three boys recording their own demos from home, turned into something much bigger when Dr. Dre got a hold of one of their self-made demos. Dre liked Nate’s style so much that he featured him on his next record, The Chronic. His soulful style of singing, which was later called G-Funk, earned Nate a contract with Death Row Records.
In 1994, a year after Nate Dogg landed his record deal, he recorded “Regulate” with 213 member, Warren G. The song reached the number 2 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 and earned Nate Dogg quite the following.
The Nate Dogg Discography: Solo AlbumsWhile Nate Dogg was signed by Death Row Records in 1993, he didn’t release his first album until 1998. G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2 contained two breakout singles, "Never Leave Me Alone" and "Nobody Does It Better", which both made it into the Hot 100. Many argue that this first album was actually Nate Dogg’s best, even though it only earned the 58th spot on the Billboard 200.
Two and a half years later, Nate Dogg released Music and Me, which made it to 32 on the Billboard 200. His last album, Nate Dogg, was released almost seven years later in 2008.
The Nate Dogg Discography: Solo and Featured HitsDuring his career, Nate Dogg only released five solo singles. Three of these made the the Hot 100, while the other two fell short. Nate Dogg was actually more well known for his contributions to other artist’s singles than he was for his own.
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